The Internet plays an important role in how people learn, communicate, do business and go about their daily lives. We advise the Australian Government about all Australians having access to high-quality, reliable and affordable Internet services.

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Internet: NBN, competition, consumer safeguards. Internet
The Government is investing $10 million on a new program to deliver practical online safety training for young Australians.
Internet: NBN, competition, consumer safeguards. Internet
A safer internet is everyone's responsibility.
Internet: NBN, competition, consumer safeguards. Internet
The Government has announced a new $17 million package to help protect Australian children online.
Internet: NBN, competition, consumer safeguards. Internet
The report for the 2018 Regional Telecommunications review is now available.

Policies (Internet)

Online content regulation

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Illegal and offensive online content is regulated through the Online Content Scheme under Schedule 5 and 7 of the Broadcasting Services Act 1992 through a complaints-based mechanism. The Scheme is designed to protect consumers, particularly children, from exposure to inappropriate or harmful material....

Telecommunications in new developments

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Did you know that checking what telecommunications infrastructure is available is an important step before buying or building your new home?

Current consultations